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SubjectRe: starting a user defined daemon at linux startup.
Thanks Sumit, I did it in the same way as ur first solution.
it worked.

On Sun, 14 Aug 2005, sumit kalra wrote:

> Hi Manohar,
>
> Yes, you need to put a scripts in /etc/rc.d/init.d
> which would invoke your daemon. You should provide
> options in this script to start/stop this daemon and
> fetch it's status etc. Please look at any other script
> there - for example nfs. The daemon binary can be
> placed anywhere, say /usr/sbin or anywhere else. If
> you put this startup script in /etc/rc.d/init.d your
> daemon will be loaded at startup.
>
> Another thought on this one: If you put your commands
> in rc.sysinit, they are executed at startup so you can
> start your daemon from there as well. It should work
> but I don't think that is the correct way to do it.
>
> Regards,
> Sumit
>
> --- "P.Manohar" <pmanohar@lantana.cs.iitm.ernet.in>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> Hai
>> I have written a daemon, and it is working when I
>> load it.
>> Now I want to start that daemon at startup in
>> linux, so that without
>> manually running , it has to start along with all
>> the daemons available
>> in the system. I came to know that we need to put a
>> script into
>> /etc/rc.d/init.d/
>> similar to sshd or atd. Do we need to write a script
>> to run my daemon?
>>
>> I have the daemon's binary, what should be the
>> script content to run it .
>>
>> But my daemon is just a single executable, is there
>> any othr way to do
>> this.
>>
>> Thanks In Advance.
>> P.manohar.
>>
>>
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